Video and reporting by: Isaiah Showell, Follow South Jersey Multimedia Journalist
WOODBINE, N.J. — Four high school basketball teams that didn’t think they’d have a chance to play this season got out on the hardwood thanks to BFA Productions.
BFA Productions, an independent company based in Vineland, sponsored nearly every part of this year’s league, which culminated with a pair of championship games between East Camden and Cherokee & St. Joseph’s Academy and Atlantic City. The students’ families paid for officials, but BFA Productions sponsored every other part of the league.
Since the games weren’t sanctioned by New Jersey’s high school sports governing body, the players couldn’t have their normal high school basketball coaches or uniforms. However, the kids stepped up by finding volunteer coaches and coming up with different team names and uniforms.
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